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MARCH 18-24 • 2019

LAUNCESTON, TASMANIA

Stephen K Amos

'The Story So Far'

THURS MAR 21
FRI MAR 22
SAT MAR 23
8.00pm

Embassy Ballroom - 'Cripps Embassy'

Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston

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Comedy superstar Stephen K Amos returns to Australia with a show celebrating the very best of the last 10 years.

An evening of brilliant favourites, classics and new material. Stephen has been touring the world and in brings his uplifting, sometimes cynical, always witty and feel good comedy back to Australia. This could be the swan song, a farewell and you won't want to miss this!

The laughs came thick and fast throughout. Don't miss it” - 4 stars, The Age
"Amos has the sort of commanding presence and confidence that could only have come from years of working the circuit."  - Arts Hub , 4 stars

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Comedy superstar Stephen K Amos returns to Australia with a show celebrating the very best of the last 10 years.

An evening of brilliant favourites, classics and new material. Stephen has been touring the world and in brings his uplifting, sometimes cynical, always witty and feel good comedy back to Australia. This could be the swan song, a farewell and you won't want to miss this!

The laughs came thick and fast throughout. Don't miss it” - 4 stars, The Age
"Amos has the sort of commanding presence and confidence that could only have come from years of working the circuit."  - Arts Hub , 4 stars

Stephen will also feature in our Opening Night Gala and Comedy Debate.

Stephen K Amos has charmed and entertained audiences all over the world with his natural, assured delivery and his honest, original material.

A gifted actor, Amos has impressed critics with his performances on stage and screen and has proved he is one of the most unique comedy voices of his generation but demonstrated a penchant for drama roles. Comfortable as a performer, presenter, actor and guest there is no doubt that Amos will retain his position as one of the nation's favourite comedians for a long time to come.

Stephen's first book - I Used To Say My Mother Was Shirley Bassey - is a memoir of a lifetime of fitting in, standing out, and(almost) always laughing.

In 2015, Stephen concluded his National UK tour with a two week sell-out run atSoho Theatre before taking his show - WelcomeTo My World - across Australia and New Zealand. Having gone so well,Stephen announced his first European tour of the show before going straight into his new show, The Laughter Master (2015-16). 

The Laughter Master has since toured theUK, Australia, and New Zealand and has been booked for its own European tour.

In 2014, Series Three of Life: An Idiots Guide was commissioned.  Stephen also took What Does The K Stand For? to Australia and New Zealand. 

2013 saw Stephen tour the UK, Australia andNew Zealand with his hit show, The Spokesman. Continuing Stephen's tradition of generating new and unique shows, he performed a Work In Progress at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, alongside his live talk show.

In 2012, following his success of past years, Stephen once again travelled to Australia, this time to perform his new show, Laughter IsMy Agenda, at all of the major festivals as part of an Australian tour. He then returned to the world renowned Edinburgh Festival Fringe with a new WorkIn Progress which was a total sell out; before doing a full UK Autumn tour.Alongside this, Stephen also recorded the second series of his hit radio series Life: An Idiots Guide for BBCRadio 4.

In 2011, Stephen embarked on his Best Medicine tour, performing his solo show to sold-out crowds around the country. He also appeared in Dave's One Night Stand. And in 2010Stephen starred in his first TV series - The Stephen K Amos Show - for BBC Two. Meanwhile, his second DVD The Feelgood Factor was filmed at the Hammersmith Apollo!

His debutDVD Find the Funny, recorded at the Enmore Theatre in Sydney, was released November 2009.

 “As his autobiographical sitcom plays out on Radio 4, Amos is officially becoming a national treasure. Expect more warm insight and spiky charm here.” The Sunday Times

Aside from being one of the nation’s favourite faces on the television, Stephen is a prolific writer and performer, releasing a new hour long show every year and performing all over the world at festivals. He has performed in some of the UKs most loved theatres and also appeared at The Royal Variety Show in 2007.

FUN FACTS

WINNER Critics Choice Award, Perth International Comedy Festival 2013

NOMINEE Best Compere, Chortle Comedy Award 2008, 2007, 2004

NOMINEE BAFTA 2007

WINNER Best International Guest Comedian, NZ Comedy Guild Awards 2007

WINNER Best International Comedy Award, NZ Comedy Festival 2007

WINNER Spirit of the Festival Award, NZ Comedy Festival 2005

NOMINEE Richard Pryor Award 2004

WINNER Best Standup Time Out Live Awards 2004